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Slender

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Adjective

1. slender, slight, slim, svelte

being of delicate or slender build

Example Sentences:
'she was slender as a willow shoot is slender'
'a slim girl with straight blonde hair'
'watched her slight figure cross the street'

2. slender, thin

very narrow

Example Sentences:
'a thin line across the page'

3. slender

having little width in proportion to the length or height

Example Sentences:
'a slender pole'

4. slender, slim

small in quantity

Example Sentences:
'slender wages'
'a slim chance of winning'
'a small surplus'

5. lissom, lissome, lithe, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike

moving and bending with ease

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Slender

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adjective
1. 
of small width relative to length or height
2. 
(esp of a person's figure) slim and well-formed
3. 
small or inadequate in amount, size, etc
slender resources
4. 
(of hopes, etc) having little foundation; feeble
5. 
very small
a slender margin
6. 
(of a sound) lacking volume
7. phonetics
(now only in Irish phonology) relating to or denoting a close front vowel, such as i or e

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Slender

see synonyms of slender
adjective
1. 
small in width as compared with the length or height; long and thin
2. 
having a slim, trim figure
a slender girl
3. 
small or limited in amount, size, extent, etc.; meager
slender earnings
4. 
of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
slender hope

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Slender

see synonyms of slender
adj. slen·der·er, slen·der·est
1.
a. Having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin: a slender rod.
b. Thin and delicate in build; gracefully slim: "She was slender as a willow shoot is slenderand equally graceful, equally erect" (Frank Norris).
2. Small in amount or extent; meager: slender wages; a slender chance of survival.

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